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FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 2:00am PDT
have been impacted. both the obama and romney campaigns are having to recalibrate their messages and strange their schedules as they respond to sandy. the president going to new jersey today to get a tour from new jersey governor and frequent obama critic chris christie. he has praised the president's response so far. on the other hand mayor michael bloomberg said no thanks to a drop by. >> i talked to the president today and you talked to his kief of staff today particularly about a trip here. i pointed out we would love to have him but we have things to do. i know he planned a trip to new jersey. i said it's fine it representeds the whole region. >> the white house says they concurred with that decision. yesterday he visited headquarters in washington not technically a campaign stop but a number of times he invoked his campaign seen forward. >> hutilities are going to have to lane forward. we are doing whatever we can to provide them with additional resources so we can expedite getting them up and running. newark, new jersey for example you have 80, 90 percent of people without pow
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 6:00am EST
tough town for president obama and mitt romney, as both working to 270 electoral votes. we have live coverage. >> brian: prove it, prove it to us. >> steve: now i believe it. >> gretchen: and in florida, wendall goler and mike tobin in columbus, in the battle ground state that probably will decide it all. good morning, mike good morning, gretchen. the candidates are making a mad dash trying to woo voters. every single voter in the buckeye state has received a great deal of personal attention, because of that according to the secretary of state, early voting is setting records, 1.6 million ohioans have dropped off a ballot. as far as absentee ballots mailed out. 85% have been returned. now shall the early voting returns are showing that the president does enjoy a significant lead so far here in the buckeye state. the romney campaign says it's not as significant as it was four years ago. republicans believe they will outperform democrats on election day and close that gap. both sides are going to the 11th hour, energized and optimistic. the controversy over the attacks in benghazi is p
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
with their compassion. >> (poor audio) >> i just want everybody to get help. >> now both president obama and mitt romney will be back on the campaign trail with five days left until the election. doug luzader is live for us. >> those are tough images. these are the latest poll numbers coming out from fox. the race tied up 46 a piece. that tightens slightly even earlier this month. the obama team is hoping that images we saw yesterday with the president acting as commander-in-chief will help boost those numbers. >>> what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state an local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >>> the president will be back on the campaign trail in nevada and wisconsin. mitt romney will be in virginia at the rally yesterday in florida balancing his push for early voters during the poll of storm relief. >> please make sure you go out and vote early. if you have a dollar extra send it to the red cross for our friends that are in harm's way. i love you and i appreciate it and together we we are goi
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
there. both romney and president obama spoke with rubio and, of course, expressed their concern and support for his daughter and his family. >> brian: all right. is this terrorism 101? new york university president requiring her students to plot a terrorist attack for a homework assignment. the professor asked her students to write up 15 pages describing how they would attack the city and what the aftermath would be like, for example, how much it would cost us. former naval criminal investigator says it prepares students for a career in intelligence. but some police officers are calling it an insult to those who died in 9-11. remember, khalid sheikh mohammed was on campus learning about america and plotting against america and so was al-awlaki. >> gretchen: ban on halloween, a number of schools and towns are putting a stop to halloween plans. over the past years, a dozen schools are doing away with costume, parties, other celebrations. you might be asking what would the reason be? some say it's because students can't afford to participate. there are some kids who can't take part bec
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
to go away any time soon. steve? >> steve: both president obama and mitt romney are barn storming the battle ground state of ho had in these final days. who will win that state? let's talk to two guys who think they know. state's attorney general and the state's former governor, gentlemen, thank you for joining us. >> good morning. >> steve: mr. attorney general, let's start with you. your state is lucky that it's got unemployment slightly lower than the national average. who do people in ohio credit for that? do they credit john kasich, the republican governor, or do they credit barak obama, the democratic president? >> well, in the polls that i have seen, most recent polls by a big margin, they give the governor credit. and i think that's absolutely correct. he came in, very tough situation. he's dealt with the taxes, taking down regulations, created a better business climate in the state. i think people understand that. what we feel in ohio is people are just not particularly happy with president obama. i think this race really got reset in ohio after the first debate. the obam
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
do you make for romney? >> it is a conservative minnesota, gretchen. in 2010 minnesota won both studies of the legislatures, republicans did. we are seag a move to a conservative trend in minnesota. >> gretchen: the governor seat went to a democrat in a tight, tight election and senator al franken won with 312 vote,many of them disputed and michele bachmann is in a tight race or do it see it that way? >> i have known mitch mitch for 10 years and one of the most dedicate hard working conservatives we have in congress and i believe she will prevail in that race. >> gretchen: she's up against tom graves. we have mitchell bachmann, republican 51 percent . jim graves 45 percent. and so that's outside of the margin of error . they had a recent debate i believe. did they not? >> they did. liberal media puts up the liberal e polls. michele has had a target on her back from the liberal media since she first went to congress. >> gretchen: thank you for getting up early. >>. >> gretchen: our veterans ripped off on car insurance, should they be charged more because they were not covered at
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
sending both president obama and mitt romney off the campaign trail. the president staying at the white house yesterday to monitor sandy's impact. he's canceled plans to attend a rally today in green bay, wisconsin. the romney campaign also canceling all of its official events through today. quote, out of sensitivity to those in harm's way. romney plans to hold a storm relief event later today in the swing state of ohio. brian? >> brian: hurricane sandy damage not limited to the shores. the storm took out this replica ship sailing off the coast of north carolina. >> gretchen: 16 people on the boat abandoned ship sunday night had it started to sink. 14 of them were rescued. the 15th was found dead and the 16th, the captain, is still missing. joining us live, one of the rescue swimmers who helped save the passenger, randy. good morning to you. >> good morning, ma'am. how are you doing is this. >> gretchen: just fine. take us through this heroic ehave not of trying to rescue these people as the boat is sinking. >> it's one of those days you don't get very often. called out there and
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
. both candidates have been making a ton of visits to the state. president obama will be here in briscoe later on this afternoon. governor romney will make one more visit to virginia in the next three days before ballots are cast. big part of mitt romney's catch has been to military voters. the two biggest cities in virginia are virginia beach and norfolk. they both have enormous military populations. mitt romney has been telling them that if he is elected president, he will stop to sequester those automatic defense cuts. listen to this. >> the strong american military, so strong no one would think of testing it. so strong that people would rather meet us on the bargaining table than on the battlefield that is essential to us and to the world. unlike the president, i will will restore that funding to our military. >> mitt romney has also been in virginia to help george allen get elected to the u.s. senate. allen is a former senator and governor of virginia. and he is trailing right now in the real clear politics average of polls to another former governor of virginia. democrat ti
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
the election, sandy shaking up the presidential election with both president obama and mitt romney canceling events. >> molly henneberg joins us live from d.c. with the latest details. tell us what's happening. >> good morning, some are calling hurricane sandy the october surprise and this year's presidential election and candidates are trying to work around the storm while keeping up the campaign pace in key battleground states. president obama has canceled a campaign stop in virginia monday and colorado recent on tuesday. he will leave tonight for an event in florida tomorrow and return to washington to monitor the storm. the white house says the president is getting regular updates on sandy and one democratic strategist says all presidents have to balance a lot of things. >> this is part of his life and all hurricane sandy does is add another wrinkle to a challenging job. >> governor romney had planned to campaign in virginia today but he has canceled all events in the old dominion state. he talked to governor mcdonald and the two decided state emergency personnel need to focus
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
difference, late movement in nevada both candidates have been going there, and president obama has not been able to get 50 or above on a consistent basis, it's essentially, 48, 46, 47, 47 race on a good day for romney. in new hampshire, next-door neighbor, bush won new hampshire in 2000 and lost it in 2004 in part because new hampshiritis were comfortable from the next door state, john kerry. >> clayton: and ohio, the president has been there 22 times and romney upwards, more that that, what do you think about ohio. >> here is an interesting white board for you to look at. i thinkoee is dead even, it's a very close race. take a look the at the absentee ballot request, four years ago, 33% came from people who participated in the democratic primaries and 19% for republicans, this time around 29 from people who participated in the democratic primaries in the past and 23 from republicans. you went from having a 14 point advantage to having an 8 point advantage in the early vote in a state that democrats carried by 4. not only that, look at this. 57% of the people who the democrats who requested
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 2:00am PDT
week away from the election both president obama and mitt romney off the campaign trail. the president stayed at the white house in order to cover the impact. the romney campaign had events through today. out of sensitivity to those in harm's way. rom nae plans to hold a storm relief event later today in ohio. >> the most anticipated economic report left before the election might be delayed because of hurricane sandy. the monthly unemployment report scheduled to be released as you know on friday. he shut down public offices in washington. the bureau of labor statistics is assessing the situation but hopes to release it on time. some were skeptical of last month's report which was the first time in 43 months the unemployment rate was under 8 percent. >>> 14 minutes after the hour. it wasn't just affected by the monster storm causing travel troubles for the folks we have slight delays they are massive. >> super storm sandy wreaking havoc. flooding of course a major issue. kelly wright is live with more for for us. kelly, good morning. >> we have been out here since 10:00 last n
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
, todd. >> we are 8 days away from the presidential election. mother nature shaking up plans for both locations with polls showing a close race every minute and every day count. >> with the storm making its way up along the east coast president obama and mitt romney are cancelling scheduled events in key swing states including new hampshire and virginia. president obama also cancelling plans to visit ohio and is instead focusing on the storm. he says he's working with the governors and the states at risk the greatest risk of hurricane sandy. he is vowing to eliminate red tape for assistance there. >> my message to the governors as well as the mayors is anything they need we will be there. we are going to cut through red tape. they a we are not going to bog down with a lot of rules. >> the president will hold a rally in orlando before heading back to the white house. mitt romney's campaign has stopped sending fundraising e-mails in several states in sandy's path including new jersey, north carolina virginia, washington, d.c. a whole lot of areas affected by this storm. romney is urging
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
: meanwhile, both president obama and mitt romney back from the trail with five days left in the campaign. >> steve: the president was talking about the trouble in new jersey yesterday. this comes as brand-new fox news polls show the race is a dead heat. mike emmanuel is live in green bay, wisconsin, with more. good morning to you, michael. >> steve, good morning. the fox news polls providing some fascinating data as both campaigns seek to create their final argument, if you will, their final pitch to voters to try to get support. let's take a look at the latest fox news polls. in the race for president among likely voters, a 46-46 tie. now for those who identified as extremely interested voters, it shows the romney-ryan ticket leading the president 53-42. on the president's handling of the economy, 52% disapprove of the president's handling of the economy. last time we saw the president, he had not given a campaign speech since last weekend. last we heard he was talking to the victims of hurricane sandy. >> for those like people i just had the chance to meet on this block and throughout
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 2:00am PDT
over late polls that has both president obama and governor romney feeling optimistic. fox and friends get going in 13 minutes. don't miss it. >> hurricane sandy already halting thousands of fights and leaving travelers stranded as the storm goes up the east coast. >> let's talk on the phone with steve coleman with the port authority of new york and new jersey. the port authority governs a lot of things many of the tunnels coming into and out of manhattan and also the major airports in this area. start off by telling us what the situation is at the airports right now. >> right now the airports are open. we do have stranded travelers at all three airports. doing the best we can to make them comfortable. providing them basic amenities however air carriers have ceased operations until further notice and we are strongly urging anybody that might have had a flight out of any of our airports which is jfk. newark laguardia not to go to the airport until such time as they resume service. >> what about the bridges taunlds? lots of spokes wfolks who work manhattan many are trying to get
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
essentially asking the voters for another four years. >> steve: meanwhile what, is governor romney saying in the final days to convince people, hey, let's get a new guy in there? >> well, obviously both campaigns are going to be look very closely at these jobs numbers due out in an hour and a half from now. obviously if they're lack luster, than governor romney will say this is part of the argument for why he thinks it is time for a change. so governor knee and obviously -- romney and obviously the president will be watching closely and we'll get their reaction later. but here is a sample of governor romney's closing argument. >> got to find something to suggest it's going to be better over the next four years. so he came up with an idea last week, which is he's going to create the department of business. [ laughter ] i don't think adding a new chair in his cabinet will help add millions of jobs on main street. >> so that's part of romney's final pitch essentially, that president obama's ideas are to add another bureaucrat not payroll to figure out creating jobs and why not hire a guy who
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